The Hydrological Cycle

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All water released from clouds such as rain, snow, hail, sleet and fog.
Precipitation
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Water flowing across the surface.
Surface runoff
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When water collects on objects such as leaves or flat roofs.
Interception
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When water soaks into soil.
Infiltration
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When water soaks into soil and seeps through it towards a river or the sea
Throughflow
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Downward movement of water through soil into rocks.
Percolation
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The movement of water below water table.
Groundwater flow
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Water that is stored underground.
Groundwater
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When water heated by the sun becomes vapour and rises into atmosphere
Evaporation
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When water that plants have lost through their leaves returns to the atmosphere
Transpiration
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Water vapour that is cooled and turns into water droplets to form clouds
Condensation
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Upper level of saturated ground
Water Table
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Card 2

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Surface runoff

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Water flowing across the surface.

Card 3

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Interception

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Card 4

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Infiltration

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Card 5

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Throughflow

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